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Oracle MySQL Client Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Oracle MySQL Client and is prone to remote buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Flaw is due to an user-supplied input is not properly validated when handling server versions in client/mysql.cc.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Oracle MySQL version 5.5.34 and earlier.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to MySQL version 5.5.35 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)